Study Melbourne Student Centre
The first of its kind in Australia, the Study Melbourne Student Centre offers practical support for post-secondary international students in Victoria.
Student welcome desk at Melbourne airport
Visit the Student Welcome Desk at Melbourne Airport when you arrive, for information and advice.
What to do in an emergency
In an emergency call 000, or if you are using a mobile outside a network area, dial 112. Ask for an interpreter if you need one.
Overseas Student Health Cover
If you are in Australia on a Student visa you must arrange health insurance for you and your family before arriving in Australia.
Some tips for staying safe
While you're living, working and studying in Melbourne these tips help you feel safe at night or in unfamiliar places.
The law and your rights
While you are studying in Australia your rights are protected by law. Understand your rights and responsibilities and find out how to get help.
Identification and proof of age
When you enrol, your university, college or school gives you a student identification card. You may need other types of ID while you are here.
Disability access and support
If you live with a disability you will find support and services to help you in Melbourne and at your university, college or school
Help from a consulate or embassy
Your consulate provides administrative services in Australia to the citizens of your country. Your country's embassy is their diplomatic office.
We want you to have a great experience as an international student in Melbourne Victoria. Here are some ways to stay balanced and healthy.